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Tobias Svantesson

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  • Pronounced: tow-BY-s SVAN-tu-son
  • Age: 51 (01.04.1963)
  • Birthplace: Malmo, Sweden
  • Residence: Apopka, FL
  • Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
  • Weight: 190 lbs (86 kg)
  • Plays: Right-handed
  • Turned Pro: 1987
Inactive
Sweden

Sweden

As of 29.09.2014
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Ranking W-L Titles Prize Money
Career

High

89

10.10.1988

11-23 0 $245,564

Singles & Doubles combined

Career

High

65

14.10.1991

60-93 2 $245,564

Singles & Doubles combined

Residence: Apopka, Florida Wife, Valerie
Doubles titles: 2, as follows:
1989--(2) Nancy (w/Riglewski), Charleston (w/Pernfors)
Year-by-Year Highlights:
1989- Quarterfinalist, Doubles Semifinalist at Wellington (w/Pawsat); Semi-
finalist at Hanko Ch.
1988- Runner-up at Raleigh Ch., Dijon Ch., Dublin Ch.; Quarterfinalsit at
Scottsdale; Third at USTA Sat. #1 (w/21 ATP pts.); Doubles Semifinalist at
Forest Hills-T.O.C. (w/Pernfors), Livingston (w/Pimek); Doubles Runner-up
at Bergen Ch. (w/Castle).
He turned pro in 1986.
The National Junior College champion at No. 3 singles and No. 1 doubles
at Seminole (Fla.) J.C. in his freshman season in 1984. He was a roommate of
Mikael Pernfors at Seminole. He then transferred to Oklahoma State for one
year before playing his final two years at Flagler (Fla.) College. He was
the 1985-86 NAIA doubles champion and '86 singles champion.
Began playing tennis at age 7.
Compiled a 7-10 match record, earned a career-high $55,009 and ranked a
year-end best No. 98 (from 347) on the ATP computer in 1988.
Slipped to 318 in singles (winning only four of 16 matches), but won his
first two career doubles titles at Nancy and Charleston in 1989.

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